Joginder Singh
Medal record
Representing  India
Men's Field hockey
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1960 Rome Team
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo Team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1962 Jakarta Team

Joginder Singh (3 August 1939 – 6 November 2002), nicknamed "Gindi",[1] was an Indian hockey player. Playing in the right-wing position, he won the silver medal with his team at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome and the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta, and then the gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. He was born in Delhi.

After retiring, he settled in Kolkata, where he worked as a sports officer for the Bengal Nagpur Railway (BNR), which was later renamed the South Eastern Railway (SER).[citation needed]

He died at age 63 after a protracted kidney illness.[2]


  1. ^ Gindi Singh Archived 2012-12-17 at the Wayback Machine, Sports Reference
  2. ^ Obituary[Usurped!]